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Why they call it politics

Author: Robert Sherrill
Publisher: Fort Worth : Harcourt College Publishers, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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A discussion of the fundamental institutions and topics of American government, containing illustrative examples. It conveys a sense of the corruptibility of people and institutions and reasons for  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Sherrill
ISBN: 0155072749 9780155072749
OCLC Number: 43900570
Description: xxi, 579 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The president at home : playing all sides to stay on top --
The president abroad : bouquets, brickbats, and bombs --
Cold War, national security, and the military --
Congress : the most deliberative body, and a swamp --
The Supreme Court : a sometime fortunate imbalance of power --
Bureaucracy : our prolific drones --
Parties and pressure groups : democracy's gang warfare --
The media and government : politics, profits, and propaganda --
The economy : manipulating that mysterious spigot --
So you want to go into politics.
Responsibility: Robert Sherrill.
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1. The President at Home: Playing all Sides to Stay on Top. 2. The President Abroad: Bouquets, Brickbats, and Bombs. 3. Cold War, National Security, and the Military. 4. Congress: The Most Read more...

 
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